12 Facts About Water Scarcity! Trivia Quiz

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12 Facts About Water Scarcity! Trivia Quiz

Water is life, and it makes up for over half the earth's surface. That being said, not every type of water is fit for living things, and there are areas where the water accessible is not enough or non-existent. This trivia will test you on what you know about 12 facts about water scarcity and what it means for living things.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      .0.25%

    • B. 

      2.5%

    • C. 

      25%

  • 2. 
    Which human activity uses the most water?
    • A. 

      Cooking

    • B. 

      Irrigation

    • C. 

      Personal Hygiene

  • 3. 
    How much water does one city dweller use per day just by taking a shower, flushing the toilet, washing dishes and clothes, etc.?
    • A. 

      2-5 litres

    • B. 

      100-300 litres

    • C. 

      1000-1500

  • 4. 
    Imagine your tap is leaking drop after drop. How much water is lost from this leaking tap per day?
    • A. 

      About 100 liters of water

    • B. 

      About a glass of water

    • C. 

      About the same as the toilet flushing

  • 5. 
    Which of the following products takes the most water to produce?
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Wool

    • C. 

      Beer

  • 6. 
    What is the estimated number of people globally without access to a safe water supply?
    • A. 

      400 million

    • B. 

      4 billion

    • C. 

      1 billion

  • 7. 
    How many people the world do not have access to safe drinking water?
    • A. 

      100 thousand

    • B. 

      100 million

    • C. 

      1.1 billion

  • 8. 
    How many children do you think to die each year because they lack access to safe drinking water?
    • A. 

      Less than 1 million

    • B. 

      4.9 million

    • C. 

      2.2 million

  • 9. 
    How many gallons of water do you think the average person in the developing world uses each day?
    • A. 

      Less than 3 gallons

    • B. 

      10-25 gallons

    • C. 

      25-100 gallons

  • 10. 
    How many gallons of water do you think the average person in the developing world uses each day?
    • A. 

      Less than 3 gallons

    • B. 

      10-25 gallons

    • C. 

      More than 100 gallons

  • 11. 
    In 2025 what percentage of the world's population do you think will live in water-stressed areas?
    • A. 

      1-24%

    • B. 

      25-49%

    • C. 

      50-74%

  • 12. 
    How far do you think that the average woman in the developing world must walk each day just to get water for her family? 
    • A. 

      1/2 mile

    • B. 

      1-2 miles

    • C. 

      4 or more miles